Variety/kiddie show moguls Sid & Marty Krofft produced this Saturday morning preview special for NBC which only aired once, on September 6, 1974. Hosted by Jimmy Osmond and a puppet named Petey the Peacock, the special includes special guest appearances by characters from H.R. Pufnstuf, The Bugaloos, and Johnny Whitaker with Sigmund and the Sea Monsters. Features promos for "Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch," "Land of the Lost," "Run, Joe, Run," "Star... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Fall Preview, Saturday Morning, Jimmy Osmond, krofft
A classic 1969 television commercial for "Head and Shoulders" anti dandruff shampoo. This commercial was taken from a prime time show. The commercial was already out-of-date when it aired. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: 1969, TV, Television, Classic TV, Classic TV Commercial, 1960s, 60s, Sixties, Shampoo, Inedible,...
From The Public Domain Movie Database: Betty operates a pet store where Henry wishes to purchase a puppy. Betty believes that everybody should have a pet and Henry agrees and works in the shop in hopes of getting a puppy. He gets into trouble with a monkey, dances with a dog, and accidently releases some birds. Betty is irate but rewards Henry with a puppy after he captures all of the birds. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Fleischer Studios, Betty Boop
This is an experimental animated series by Sea Monster 3D and AC. This was originally 6 separate episodes, but this has been edited together as one 22 minute file. For fans of weird animation. Will probably continue in the future. CLICK ON "adam cooley's films" IN THE KEYWORD SEARCH FOR MORE! favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: adam cooley's films, adam cooley, ac, brakhage, beefheart, shuji terayama, damon packard, david...
Pittsburgh's Orgone Archive has in its collection over six hours of 16mm footage dating from 1933 to 1980 shot by the late amateur filmmaker / photographer Fred McLeod of Oakmont, Pennsylvania. McLeod is known by railroad buffs for his sync sound train films that were available from Blackhawk Films during the 1950's and '60's. Some titles such as Steam and Diesel on the Bessemer and Lake Erie and The Thunder of Steam in the Blue Ridge are still available on various railroad videotape... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: home movie
An unused prologue for the Roger Corman film starring Ray Milland, which is also known as "The Man with X-Ray Eyes" and "X." favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: movie prologues, Roger Corman, The Man with X-Ray Eyes
Public Domain clips: Super rare bit from 1963 drama "Channing" with guest star William Shatner leads into Viceroy ad with lovely Yvonne Craig four years before she became the mega-hottie Batgirl on Batman. It's enough to make you want to start smoking. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: television, advertising, cigarettes, tv, '60s, 1960s, ad, ads, promos, vintage, commercial
Amateur film of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Snowstorm and flood footage. A trip to Texas with scenes from the Cotton Bowl, Six Flags amusement park, and the JFK assassination site. From LostinLight.org favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: JFK, Dallas, Texas, Fort Dodge, Iowa, snow, flood, amateur film, home movies, lost in light, 8mm
Recorded on October 15, 1924 in New York City with her Georgia Jazz Band. Ma Rainey's Georgia Jazz Band included on this recording: Howard Scott on cornet, Charlie Green on trombone, Don Redman on clarinet, Fletcher Henderson on piano and Kaiser Marshall on drums. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Music, Acoustic, Big Band, Blues, Jazz, 78rpm Source: 78rpm>CD>MP3
This is a recent discovery -- a 16mm print of a rare Jam Handy silent film. It's a bit title-heavy, but interesting to compare to later Handy productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topic: electricity energy horsepower
This film was found in the basement of a vacating business in Rochester, New York in 2004. The decomposition of the emulsion, combined with the vivid color and movements of the carnival rides, creates a beautiful film reminiscent of the work of filmmakers Peter Delpeut and Bill Morrison. Also available on the DVD "Living Room Cinema: Films From Home Movie Day, Vol. I" favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
(Public domain clips) From 1963: end of "Channing" (w/Shatner) leads into Heinz Ketchup ad, Channing preview (with Suzanne Pleshette), sponsor bits, ABC Thursday promos: The Flintstones, The Donna Reed Show, and My Three Sons. Enjoy. Origin: I have a complete broadcast copy of one episode of "Channing" with the original 1963 commercials so, these ads can be seen in context. Did the same in another posting of Yvonne Craig in a Viceroy ad. Heinz ketchup: "The red magic... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: vintage, 60s, television, tv, ads, commercials, promos, shows, star trek, william, shatner
These Girls Are Fools was also released as Hell is a Place Called Hollywood (1950) and reissued in 1956, but may have been filmed in the '40s. This is both a time capsule and an ironic oddity. A Hollywood exploitation film about the dangers of exploitation in Hollywood. A naive girl with dreams of stardom lands her first role in a dubious "art film". (You may want to avert your eyes during the skinny dipping sequence.) Unable to get any more film offers, she is forced to work as a... favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: vintage, underground, grind house, exploitation, nudity, 50s, 1950s
byAndrea DeGette, made available through Home Movie Day
Colette Lara Cambey, her parents and her grandmother participate in the burial of her placenta on her first birthday, with commentary by Colette. The super 8 sound film was shot by Andrea DeGette, a filmmaker based in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Also available with commentary by Colette Lara Cambey and Andrea DeGette on the DVD "Living Room Cinema: Films From Home Movie Day, Vol. I". favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Placenta Burial, Cambey, DeGette, Home Movies, Home Movie Day, HMD
An 1969 TV special designed to make viewers excited for the 1969-1970 NBC Television Network schedule. Shows promoted include: "My World.. And Welcome To It", "The Debbie Reynolds Show", "Then Came Bronson", "Bracken's World", "The Andy Williams Show", "The Bill Cosby Show" and "The Bold Ones". Most of these shows obviously cannot be uploaded, so this promo is the next best thing. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: NBC, Classic TV, Television, 1960s, 1960's, 60s 60's, Sixties, NBC Television Network, National...
The four-minute compilation from 1938 exists only because of a technological fluke and the enthusiasm of two television buffs, one in Britain and the other in America where, thanks to freak atmospheric conditions, it was picked up and recorded on a cine camera placed in front of a television screen as the images came in. Andrew Emmerson, the British enthusiast, spent five years tracking down the recording and believes it is the only surviving example of pre-war live high-definition British... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: apts, simon, vaughan, new, york, telerecording, alexandra, palace, jasmine, bligh, elizabeth,...
A bizarre 1952 TV pilot for "The Spike Jones Show", a comedy/variety show. The pilot was not picked up, but Spike Jones did eventually host a series on TV: In 1954 he hosted a mid-season replacement, in 1957 he hosted a summer replacement, and in 1961 he hosted yet another series. (if there's anything wrong with this upload, please let me know). favoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Television, Racial Stereotyping, Unsold Pilot, failed pilot, The...
Compares the reactions of a normal human infant between the ages of 10 and 14.5 months to psychological tests, and the responses of a chimpanzee companion, age 7.5 to 12 months, to the same tests. Brings out the effects of different rates of growth and learning abilities and illustrates the capacity of the animal to outdo the child in many tests. Includes hand preference, startle reaction time, delayed reaction, cap-on-head, detour, tickle, ice and rotation test. To license this film and get a... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
The Stan Freberg Show was a weekly radio comedy show that ran on the CBS Radio Network for only fifteen episodes in 1957–58. The show, starring comedian Stan Freberg and featuring the vocal talents of Daws Butler, June Foray, and Peter Leeds and the musical direction of Billy May, ran in the 7 p.m. timeslot previously occupied by The Jack Benny Program. The show was produced by Pete Barnum with sound effects by Bill James and Gene Twombly. Despite its short run, the show managed to develop... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: stan, freberg, comedy, radio, old time radio, daws butler, june foray
During five summers from 1957 to 1961, the five-member Barstow family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, set out to visit all 48 of the then United States of America on a series of month-long camping trips. Part I includes seeing famous sites from "America's History" in 24 Eastern, Northern, and Southern states. (58 Minutes) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: home movie, Barstow Travel Adventure
Sally Gasco (short for "gas company") and her mother make tuna rarebit for their young boy guests. Thanks to their gas stove, this process is quick and easy. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews ) Topics: food, sponsored film
This trippy tribute to our country's 200th birthday was funded by a Bicentennial Project Grant and animated by Vincent Collins who made other psychedelic cartoons. This film was produced by the United States Information Agency -the government's propaganda agency. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: patriotism, propaganda
Imaginative film showing how automatic gadgets in homes and workplaces alienate people from one another. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Technology: Critiques, Automation, Consumerism